EuroMillions Lottery: The Winners and Losers

EuroMillions ‘Curse’ Hits Britain’s Biggest Lottery Winners

It’s long been said that there is a EuroMillions curse as so many marriages crumble after big wins. However, it seemed that Britain’s biggest lottery winners, Colin and Christine Weir had escaped the curse and have appeared to have coped well with their monster win back in 2011, but this week the couple said that […]

Lottery Winner Sues Son for Squandering Winnings

A 90-year-old lottery winner from the US is suing her son and his financial advisors for mismanaging her fortune after he ‘squandered’ tens of millions of dollars. Gloria Mackenzie, from Florida, became the biggest single winner in Powerball history when she scooped the windfall in 2013. She originally won $590,500,000 but after choosing to take […]

Lottery Winner Quits Work, Three Months After Monster Win

A lottery winner in the UK has quit her job, three months after scooping a EuroMillions win worth £76,000,000! Andy Clark and his partner Trish Fairhurst hit the big time in December, after Andy realised a ticket that had been left in his van was a winner, but while he quit work and starting a […]

Mechanic Wins $10,000,000 After Predicting He Would Win

A Grandfather from North Carolina who always predicted he would one day win the lottery has netted $10,000,000 on a scratchcard win. Theodore Duncan, aged 52 was always telling his friends and family that he would win the lottery one day and on Monday he picked up the winning scratchcard! He was on his way […]

Lucky Newsagent Sells Two Winning Tickets in Weeks

A newsagent in County Donegal might be the luckiest store in Ireland as they have sold a second winning lottery ticket in just a matter of weeks, this time making someone a millionaire! James Barclay who owns the shop in Raphoe sold Saturday night’s winning ticket for the Lotto Plus 1 worth €1,000,000! The winning […]

Wisconsin Player Scoops $768,000,000 Powerball Jackpot

The US lottery jackpots are well known for reaching sky-scraping proportions and the current Powerball jackpot did not disappoint. By March 27th, the Powerball jackpot had reached $768,000,000 and hadn’t found a winner all year. The jackpot had been growing steadily since late December and lottery fever had well and truly took hold! Then on […]

Jealous sister shoots jackpot winning brother in head

Jealous sister shoots jackpot winning brother in head

Jeffery Dampier won $20 million in the Illinois Lottery in 1996. Jeffery had grown up poor and was very generous with his winnings, but in scenes later echoed by the infamous case of Abraham Shakespeare he until he was kidnapped and murdered by his sister-in-law, Victoria Jackson in 2005. After Jeffery won the lottery in 1996 he moved […]

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Londoners Sitting on Millions of Unclaimed Lottery Prizes

In recent months, unclaimed lottery prizes have fallen for the first time in many years, and this of course is great news for winners! No one wants to lose a winning lottery ticket and with many players now switching to online play, unclaimed prizes are finally becoming a thing of the past. However, right now […]

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Plumber Nets Big Lotto Win, Goes Straight Back to Work

Hardworking plumber John Doherty might have thought about hanging up his spanners and taking life a bit more easily when he won the lottery back in July, no one would have blamed him. But quitting work is not for him as he was seen out this week renewing his training to continue as a gasman. […]

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UK Heritage Sites to Receive Huge Lotto Payout

We always hear stories about people who have bought a lottery ticket and won a big prize, but it’s not the only way to get a big lottery payout, as British heritage sites have learned this week. The National Lottery heritage fund has announced that they are to pay out £48,000,000 to various projects in […]

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Lottery winner turns his love of Whiskey into a global business

When you think of some of the crazy things lottery winners have splashed out on with their booty, certain spoils spring immediately to mind from stories here at Euro-Millions.org There was Paul and Thea Bristow, who spent some of their £15 million Lotto haul on buying up a 7-acre wood to save it from greedy […]

Mirlande Wilson

Memory loss of bare faced lie? What happened to Mirlande’s winning ticket…

Mirlande Wilson is one of the more fascinating lottery winners we have featured here at Euro-Millions.org, after her claims of winning the big prize were brought into question when her ticket failed to show up. Wilson, 37, claimed that she was one of the lucky few US citizens to have become an instant multi-millionaire and bag […]

Mearle and Patricia Butler

Three amigos pocket an eyewatering $218m MegaMillions lottery win

We see some big old jackpots reported here at Euro Millions but Merle and Patricia Butler went down in lottery winning folklore when they won an astounding $218.6 million on the Mega Millions lottery in March, 2012. The sixty something couple from Red Bull, Illinois, shared the stunning jackpot prize of $656 million with an […]

Mary Wollens

Sweet dreams are made of…$16 Million lottery wins!

For most people, dreams consist of falling from tall buildings and waking up just before you hit the ground, scoring the winning goal in the World Cup Final, or going to a music festival run exclusively by the RAC where Elton John is wondering around accompanied by an entourage of girls pulling cars out of […]

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World’s luckiest man escapes death multiple times and then wins lotto

Sometimes there are stories that are so unbelievable, top Hollywood producers on the lookout for the next blockbuster inspiration take one look at those extraordinary true-life tales and say: “Actually, we think we’ll pass. It’s just too damned ridiculous.” One of those tales to make it onto Euro-Millions.org surely destined for the movie exec’s rubbish […]

Sharing a $390 million win on the MegaMillions lottery

Eddie Nabors and married couple Elaine and Harold Messner have gone down as some of the most envied people on the planet after they struck lucky by sharing a staggering $390 million Mega Millions jackpot back in March, 2007. Nabors, from Georgia, was just a simple 52 year old man working as a truck driver […]

Adriana Almeida

Gold digger widow accused of murdering Brazilian lotto winner

One of the most fascinating lottery winner stories reported here on Euro-Millions.org is that of Renne Senna who was murdered by two hooded men in a bar in the Brazilian capital city of Rio back in January 2007. Renne’s turbulent story began in July 2005 when he was announced as the solitary winner of the Brazilian national […]